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How to pay off a car loan faster in South Africa

24.05.2021 Cash is king, but sometimes a car loan is the only way you can buy a new set of wheels. In that case, you may wish to pay off the debt quickly, so you’re not stuck with monthly payments for the next five or even seven years. Also, remember, car loans come with interest. Therefore, […] Read more

How TikTok is revolutionising personal finance

24.03.2021 TikTok is one popular and engaging social media app that’s attracting users left, right, and centre. Although the platform’s large audience consists mainly of teenagers and young adults, there are also users from all walks of generations. That may be because TikTok isn’t just about viral dance videos anymore. Instead, there’s something for everyone to […] Read more

Should you join the FIRE movement?

18.03.2021 Some things have nothing to do with age, for instance, maturity, success, and retirement. The last one is a bit contrary because the retirement age for South African men and women is down in the books as 60. But the FIRE movement is throwing tradition out the window and opening the door to early retirement […] Read more

What is financial responsibility and how to achieve it

24.11.2020 So, what exactly is financial responsibility? It’s a question that makes you pause for thought, but as with most things, the best answer is always the simplest one. In this case, achieving financial responsibility is simply a matter of maintaining a lopsided balance between your income and expenses. With the balance in favour of your […] Read more

How to find your SARS tax number

22.11.2020 Are you a South African resident working inside or outside the country? Then you may be liable to pay tax on any income you receive worldwide. If you’re a foreigner working in the country, tax will only be levied on your South African based income. But, before you become a taxpayer, you’ll need a SARS […] Read more